Good morning! Here is today’s summary from
1. For the umpteenth time, the National Grid has
collapsed, plunging the nation into darkness. The
fresh collapse sparked outrage among Nigerians,
particularly on social media.
2. Popular Nigerian gospel musician, Osinachi
Nwachukwu is dead. The talented musician, who
was popular for her hit song, ‘Ekwueme’, passed on
yesterday according to sources.
3. Governor Chukwuma Soludo, yesterday, revealed
that the arsonists, who destroyed Ekwulobia, the
headquarters of Aguata Local Government Area of
the State, are not from Anambra State. He said that
the attack was carried out by fleeing criminals who
were chased from their operational camp and
hideout by Nigerian security forces.
4. Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has
described the country under President Muhammadu
Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, as
lacking in direction. Tambuwal, who is also the
Chairman of PDP Governors’ Forum, said this while
speaking with journalists in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State
5. The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike
Dabiri-Erewa, has said Nigerians being detained in
Poland were forewarned of the consequence.
Dabiri-Erewa, who had condemned the detention,
said the detainees were advised against staying
back during the evacuation by the Nigerian
6. Some soldiers were ambushed at Osisioma,
Tonimas junction, Aba, Abia State, in the wee hours
of Friday. According to an eyewitness, the gunmen,
who took the troops unaware, set patrol vehicles on
7. The sit-at-home order of the Indigenous People
of Biafra, IPOB, grounded economic activities in the
South-East States, Friday, for the second time in the
week, after it was held last Monday. It was
gathered that residents were all forced to stay at
home having been told by the enforcers of the sit-
at-home not to come out.
8. Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, on
Friday, barred journalists from covering the ongoing
trial of the detained leader of the Indigenous People
of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. The court was billed
to rule on an application Kanu filed to quash the 15-
count treasonable felony charge the Federal
Government preferred against him.
9. The Federal Government, on Friday, fulfilled its
promise of allocating houses to the victorious 1994
Super Eagles Team after 28 years. The Minister of
Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, handed
over the Certificate of Occupancy of a three-
bedroom apartment to each team member in Abuja.
10. An Abuja Federal High Court on Friday ruled on
the terrorism charges against Nnamdi Kanu, leader
of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Justice
Binta Nyako struck out eight of the 15 counts